Tag Archives: money

Paypal is hyper-sensitive

As you know, I offer to send postcards from spectacular places for a small donation. This helps to keep this blog going, and it brightens up your life when one evening after a long day at the office you find … Continue reading

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Money in Politics

In his autobiography My Early Life: A Roving Commission, Winston Churchill recounts his first attempt to run for a seat in the House of Commons, the democratic half of the British Parliament. Early in November [1898] I paid a visit … Continue reading

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I will raise my fees by 100%

At my current standard fee of 200 EUR for a legal consultation I still receive far too many inquiries, meaning that it often takes me weeks to reply. Therefore, I have to resort to that powerful tool to regulate supply and demand: the … Continue reading

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“How can you afford to travel so much?”

I get this question so often that I could launch into a speech explaining that traveling doesn’t need to cost much. In my case, I actually save money by traveling because I can live more cheaply in most countries than I could if … Continue reading

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How to become a Millionaire

I don’t know why so many people are obsessed with becoming millionaires – or of those who already are, with becoming billionaires. I don’t get the point of collecting more wealth than you can spend. But oddly enough, without striving … Continue reading

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Don’t buy Twitter shares!

A few friends of mine in California calling themselves “Twitter“ asked me if I want to buy 70 million of their shares at 26 $ a pop. I did a quick calculation and noticed that I don’t have enough money. Because of … Continue reading

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Money-Back Guarantee

Every year, the service that I offer to my clients is getting better and better. Beginning immediately, I will apply a 100% money-back guarantee. * That’s right. I am probably the only lawyer in the world to implement a money-back … Continue reading

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